9 months Mexico’s Inarritu to head Cannes film festival jury MB |Ent
The five-time Oscar-winning Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is to head the jury at this year’s Cannes film festival, the organizers said Wednesday. Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu after winning the Oscars for Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Motion Picture for ‘Birdman’ in 2015 (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN) The 55-year-old is one of the “three amigos” of Mexican filmmakers who have dominated the Academy Awards in recent years alongside Alfonso Cuaron, the best director winner this year with “Roma” and last year’s victor Guillermo del Toro for “The Shape of Water”. He is also one of ... more